Africa Media Academy is committed to building the next generation of wildlife and environmental media specialists. In this regard, we place significant value on building partnerships with university and high-school mentors, to achieve mutual goals in student development. As part of building such relationships, we can readily sponsor student mentors a free educational to visit Africa Media Academy to experience first hand our training facilities, logistics and opportunities we have on offer.
Sponsored educational trips are offered to university, high-school, and college mentors who conduct classes or courses in wildlife, media or the natural sciences fields.
Included / Excluded
- Included: Accommodation, meals, observing trips, internet.
- Excluded: International and local flights, travel insurance
Educational trips are designed for mentors to observe and participate in the academy’s existing experiential learning program. Depending on the time of month attending, activities will vary in accordance to the programs syllabus. Mentors will choose daily to accompany either the wildlife photography, wildlife filmmaking or environmental journalism programs.
When and Where
When – Africa Media can offer mentor expeditions between 7 May and 31 October annually.
Where – Mentors will be staying in Mossel Bay South Africa. You will be housed at either Fly me to the moon guesthouse or in a single room as the Academy student house (your preference).
Terms and Conditions
- Mentors must be employed at an accredited university, college, school and specialise in the fields of (a) natural sciences, (b) media & communications or (c) environmental / wildlife management.
- Mentors must conduct a student courses for a student body who would potentially be interested in participating in a custom built program facilitated by Africa Media Academy – either as part of their curriculum or as an optional add-on.
- Mentors must agree to cover airfares to and from South Africa for the educational.
- Mentors must participate in educational’s between 7 May and 31 October only.